Questions tagged [captcha]

For questions about the CAPTCHA used on Stack Exchange sites to verify that you're a person and not a spam-bot.

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Why am I getting the message "An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA' all the time now?

When I try to post an answer on MSE, this box comes up (as usual): So I check the box and complete the CAPTCHA: When I try to submit it, this error comes up: click any image for full size I haven'...
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I am unable to solve the reCAPTCHA

I seem to be unable to pass the Turing test: I get this when I want to do a search on Ask Ubuntu. Can you guess what this says? Neither can I. It's very, very difficult to read. In the last week, I ...
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captcha box not rendering properly IE10 compat IE 7 standard

My default work browser is IE10 which is admin set to compatibility mode using IE7 standards. I have no way of influencing this decision, but do have access to F12 to change it on a page by page ...
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Why am I getting captchas?

Recently, every time I try to post a question, I'm faced with a captcha asking if I am a robot or human. Could this be because I take a lot of time when writing questions, or perhaps because I am ...
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“An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA”, after being told to verify I'm human twice

Forcing a captcha challenge appending ?captcha=1 to any URL, then clicking in the box "I'm not a robot", seeing a visual challenge (this is common for me, for some reason), submit... err... why I'm ...
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How to pass “I'm not a robot”

I didn't have trouble answering questions in the past, but now I fail the human verification check. Basically, instead of a CAPTCHA, I can check "I'm not a robot". When I check it, it goes away and I ...
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Captcha Challenge without a Captcha

I am using Stack Exchange and its sites through my basic mobile Nokia C1 using Opera Mini 4.5. I was prompted frequently to prove that I am a Human and not a Robot before providing an answer for a ...
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A box is now a CAPTCHA

The new CAPTCHA got has a small wording bug: That should probably be reworded to: "Check the CAPTCHA box, and we'll be out of your way.:
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What's with the CAPTCHAs?

I was just trying to answer something on SF with answers from Unix.SE, since I was researching the same topic. I did that with an older browser from my old laptop at home. I was presented a reCAPTCHA ...
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There is no need in “I'm a Human Being” button in the new captcha

The new captcha was just rolled out there. There seems to be no issues with it, but there is no need in "I'm a Human Being" button. If you click it without doing anything else, it will lead to an ...
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Please use the new reCaptcha on the human verification dialog

I posted a question this morning and got this beauty of a Captcha: Can you read that? Go ahead, get your glasses. Still no? We can fix this: Google announced a new reCaptcha API that is captcha-...
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Please complete the security check to access blog.stackoverflow.com

I just clicked the sidebar link to the blog and got a big warning without much explanation. This is happening for anything directed to the http://blog.stackoverflow.com The title of the page is ...
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Bug in new “spoiler” CAPTCHA

Background: I typed a comment for a questions, and then decided to make it an answer when it grew longer and more detailed than appropriate for a comment. Steps: I copied and pasted my comment ...
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Data Explorer CAPTCHA doesn't work with Google blocked

I tried to do this again: Keep track of your rejected edits but when I follow the link in the accepted answer, I get no CAPTCHA when I click on "I am a Human Being". I use Firefox 32 with ...
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Please don't use a spam filter based on IP address

I regularly have serious problems using Stack Exchange sites such as: not being able to see the site at all: "We're sorry... too many requests" not being able to log in not being able to post answers ...
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Replacing reCAPTCHA

I, like most SE users, am occasionally presented with a CAPTCHA to prove I'm human for one of any number of reasons. At the time of this writing there are 247 questions and 342 answers on Meta ...
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SEDE captcha doesn't load in Chrome [duplicate]

So SEDE requires a captcha for anonymous users. Fair enough, though it'd be better if they didn't log you out all the time... Anyway, it doesn't actually show the captcha it requires, not even the ...
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I can't run a Data Explorer query - the captcha won't show up [duplicate]

On RPG.SE, we're engaging in some comment cleanup practices on our meta. For this purpose, one of the moderators put together a data explorer query to dig up comments that might need cleanup: https://...
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Is there something wrong with our Captcha keys? [duplicate]

Sometimes this happens, but why? Are my eyes messed up? Is there something wrong with Tim Stone's noggin?
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Captcha on Data Explorer is broken [duplicate]

This is what I got when I just tried to compose a query: When clicking the button, it leads to:
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Captcha is impossible to solve, worse than anytime before [duplicate]

After pasting the answer from clipboard, I was welcomed with captcha to prove I'm a human. It wasn't as easy as I thought: Not correct words? Are you kidding? It seems people have some problems ...
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Captcha not showing on Data Explorer [duplicate]

I was trying to execute a query on data.stackexchange.com, since I wasn't logged in I get asked to solve the captcha (Which is fine). However data.stackexchange.com is failing to display the ...
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CloudFlare CAPTCHAs are blocking CDN content [duplicate]

When I changed my avatar on Physics a few days ago, it briefly displayed at the top, then after a few minutes disappeared from the toolbar. Later it disappeared from my questions and profile as well....
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Content loss when CAPTCHA modal gets reloaded? (e.g., because JavaScript from google.com is disallowed)

The following just happened to me (on softwarerecs, but I guess it should be the same for all SE sites): I was entering a new question. When trying to post it, I was asked to solve a CAPTCHA. (*) The ...
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There is by now a captcha-problem

Tried several times with several captchas. This is the data explorer page I tried to access. with space between : To the non-believers :) : System produced on: Windows 7 Chrome Version 33.0.1750....
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Captcha is missing in Data Explorer when connected over HTTPS

When I tried to run How many upvotes do I have for each tag?, I got the below screen: The captcha is missing! I tried in other browsers too. Update: From @Oded's comments, I changed to HTTP and it ...
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Add captcha to anonymous edits

I reached 1k rep on Chess.SE, now I can review suggested edits, and I see anonymous edits from unregistered users, all bots and spammers. I know that you are not willing to turn off the anonymous ...
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Bad robot! I just logged in, I didn't create the post in 0.35 seconds!

Problem The robot dialogue (captcha) presents itself if you Compose a post on a site you haven't logged into without submitting the post Log in Submit the post (it's already filled out since Stack ...
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No CAPTCHA when registering new Stack Exchange OpenID account

When registering new Stack Exchange OpenID account, it says: Enter a valid email and solve the CAPTCHA, and we'll send you a link to create an account Emphasis mine. Only problem is... there is no ...
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Don't force HTTPS on the signup page until the CAPTCHA can be loaded under HTTPS

When trying to sign up for an account on Meta, https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/signup is forcibly redirected to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/signup The CAPTCHA fails to load under HTTPS, ...
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Electronics Stack Exchange site won't let me prove I'm human

Lately I've been having issues posting to the Electronics Stack Exchange site. I can post comments but not ask or answer questions. It usually starts with the WYSIWYG editor not working. When I try to ...
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Data Explorer refuses to believe I'm a person [closed]

I tried to run a simple SEDE query a minute ago, while not logged in, and was of course told I had to prove I was human. Except that as you can see, I wasn't given any ability to prove it Clicking ...
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Image captcha, not loading

Never loads, after minutes, hours, days ... when trying to post on dsp or quant edit I was using https-everywhere extension, I disabled it, browsed to http://dsp.se and works
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Glitch in CAPTCHA submission

Today, while submitting an answer in SO, I got this CAPTCHA. After entering the displayed number, it showed me this error. So, I closed CAPTCHA submission form, but to my surprise found that the ...
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How to know if captcha character X is uppercase or lowercase

How can you see if captcha character X is uppercase or lowercase, because sometimes I can't figure it out.
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Stack Overflow knows I am a robot and greets me in robot language

Because of a slightly flakey connection, I think I was just prompted to prove I am a human when trying to post an answer. However, although the dialog box popped up and the rest of the page was ...
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CAPTCHAs are intermittently blocking CDN content

I get HTTP errors for various resources, and no styles or scripts are applied, which effectively makes the whole site unusable. Meta does seem to be working fine, though. Edit: Here's a log from ...
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Asked for Captcha, but not loading

I was trying to post an answer, but then it asked for Captcha to check whether I am human. The Captcha loader is shown, but the Captcha is not loaded and I couldn't post the answer. When I checked ...
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I am getting impossible captcha when trying to answer a question [duplicate]

I tried to answer this SO question and i keep getting impossible captcha like I can't see anything. Pls I am not a bot or script but this captchas I have been getting after refreshing are quite ...
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An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA

Even though I have an account and I am already logged in, I cannot post at SciFi.SE. Stack Exchange has this annoying CAPTCHA. If I submit a wrong answer to the CAPTCHA, I get: "Oops! Those aren't ...
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Missing: Two Cardboard Robots! [duplicate]

The image that appears above the captcha seems to be broken. (You can also view a live version of this) This appears to affect other sites as well, even though they use different images. Note ...
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sstatic.net SSL certificate is for an incorrect domain

Noticing that the "Human Verification" image did not show, I found that the src, https://sstatic.net/stackoverflow/img/captcha-conchords-robots.jpg, shows that sstatic.net is giving an SSL vertificate ...
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Stack Overflow does not use Captcha for verification anymore, how can they defend against bots? [duplicate]

Last time I posted a question (about one year ago), I noticed that Stack Overflow had the "Are you human?" verification check with Captcha. Now, we seem to be able to just post questions and answers ...
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Captcha for all reviews?

If automated (non-human) bots are being used for reviews, why don't we add captcha to every review? The effort of solving a captcha is much less than the typical effort of properly performing a ...
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Error entering CAPTCHA

Why do I keep getting this error when trying to answer a question in one of the Stack Exchange sites? (If this information is relevant, this was my first answer to a question on that site.) This ...
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CAPTCHA says displayed below; it's displayed above

I was presented with the following notice: "Are you a human being? We apologize for the confusion, but we can't quite tell if you're a person or a script. Please don't take this personally. ...
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Too much spam validation?

If I start answering in the morning, everything is fine and I can just answer the questions without any delay. But at the end of my day I get more and more "spam checks" which want to validate that I ...
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Remove Human Verification on trusted users [duplicate]

Human Verification is basically intended to be a less invasive CAPTCHA, only appearing if you are determined to maybe be a robot according to some arbitrary rules. But surely someone with many ...
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Better CAPTCHA to Use on the Site?

How about this? ReCAPTCHA is very annoying. Even though it scans books.
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Cannot find the CAPTCHA on the Human-Verification page

I'm in China now.When I turn to the Human Verification page there is no place to filling the CAPTCHA and I can't find the CAPTCHA either. The picture only shows the sentence like ……study …… he is ……,...